Edwardsville superintendent Ed Hightower has
called the achievement for Tigers sports "an
honor" and an "outstanding accomplishment
for our student-athletes and coaches."
Edwardsville Tiger cheerleader China Rongey
recently signed a letter of intent to cheer
at McKendree University in Lebanon.
Former Edwardsville cheerleader Autumn
Miller had her college plans set. She was
going to go to Southeast Missouri State in
Cape Girardeau, Mo., to study sports
management after graduating from EHS in
With her final heave of the discus at the
IHSA Class 3A girls’ state track and field
meet on May 18, Edwardsville senior Emmonnie
Henderson put the finishing touches on one
of the most dominant prep careers in school
Julian Harvey has been a consummate
competitor and class act during his four
years in the Edwardsville Tiger boys’ track
and field program.
The good fortunes the Edwardsville Tigers
enjoyed in the first inning were turned into
frustrations by Belleville East’s
game-changing fifth inning.
Even on a gloomy, rainy day the sun peeked
out to shine on the Edwardsville Tigers at
O’Brien Stadium at Eastern Illinois
University in Charleston on Saturday.
A steady rain fell at O’Brien Stadium
at the Class 3A boys’ track and field state
finals on Saturday, but that didn’t stop
Julian Harvey from taking his final leaps as
A pair of freshmen helped the Edwardsville
Tigers rout a junior-laden Alton club in the
Class 4A Granite City Regional championship
The Edwardsville Tigers completed their
second-best finish in program history with a
sixth-place finish at the state tournament.
It was the fourth time that EHS has finished
in the top 10.
The fourth time was not the charm for the
The Edwardsville Tigers and Alton Redbirds
are ready to ring the bell on round three at
11 a.m. today at Tom Pile Field.
The final game of the 2013 season for the
Edwardsville baseball team was a story of
Edwardsville was glad to finally have a
healthy Amber Toenyes for the postseason.
There are some new faces entering the Class
3A state meet this season for the
Edwardsville Tigers, but head coach Chad
Lakatos is confident they’re ready to show
off their skills on the big stage.
The only person happier than Alex Meyers in
the bottom of the sixth inning Wednesday at
Tom Pile Field may have been his teammate
The Edwardsville Tigers went about their
Granite City Regional championship game in a
business-like manner in Memorial Gymnasium
Senior Adam Douglas remembered when he was
first introduced to boys’ volleyball at
Edwardsville High School, when he joined his
friend Sammy Mulford at tryouts his freshman
Edwardsville senior Lauren White went into
the 2013 IHSA Class 3A girls’ state track
and field meet at Eastern Illinois
University on Saturday with hopes of ending
her track career on a high note.
The Edwardsville Tigers are primed for a
state tournament to remember.
The No. 1 seeded Edwardsville Tigers (25-9)
will enter the Class 4A Edwardsville
Regional at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday under a
different set of circumstances from recent
The Edwardsville Tigers will enter the Class
4A Granite City Regional in an unfamiliar
The Edwardsville Tigers found themselves in
a familiar position against the Collinsville
Kahoks in the sectional semifinals.
Thirteen is widely regarded as an unlucky
number, but it seems to be right on the mark
for the Edwardsville Tigers in 2013.
The Edwardsville Tigers have one common goal
every season come sectional time — qualify
as many entries as possible for state.
The Edwardsville Tiger softball won a pair
of games Saturday in different styles.
It was not the repeat performance that the
Edwardsville Tigers were seeking at the
Class 3A state meet at Eastern Illinois
University in Charleston, but it was an
encore performance that was still dominant.
In a game in desperate need of a crucial
hit, Edwardsville sophomore Torrie Kruse
came through with a big one in the 10th
The Edwardsville Tiger baseball team had
their eight-game winning streak halted by
the Mount Vernon Rams on Wednesday at Tom
The Edwardsville Tigers advanced 11 entries
to last season’s Class 3A state track and
field meet when they won their first-ever
The trick bag is seemingly empty for both
squads when they meet four times in a
Riley Mushill was in the right spot at the
right time for the Edwardsville Tigers.
The Edwardsville Tiger baseball team rolled
past the East St. Louis Flyers 21-0 in
Southwestern Conference action Tuesday at
Tom Pile Field.
Edwardsville senior Brie Duvall was not
necessarily a fan of golf when she was a
freshman. She remembered her father, Jeff,
having to drag her out to the golf course
“kicking and screaming.”
The two major passions in EHS senior Paige
Bequette’s life are music and tennis. Thanks
to Millikin University in Decatur, she can
still focus on both in college.
Chicken Little won’t be signaling the end of
the world is coming, but after a lopsided
loss on Tuesday in O’Fallon, Edwardsville
Tiger head coach Tim Funkhouser said his
team will need to refocus.
A victory against the O’Fallon Panthers
would go a long way in helping the
Edwardsville Tigers earn at least a share of
first place in the Southwestern Conference,
while a loss would all but end their
aspirations for a league championship.
The Edwardsville Tigers looked very little
like a team playing for the fifth time in
The Edwardsville Tigers are in the middle of
a sneak peek of the upcoming Class 3A
Continuing a sports career in the collegiate
ranks is no easy task for any prep athlete,
but for Edwardsville’s Morgan McGinnis the
road has been rockier than most. It makes
the payoff that much sweeter.
Excelling at kicking and punting on a high
school football field is no simple chore,
but Brandon Baker did it.
The Edwardsville Tiger boys’ tennis team
compiled another solid performance Saturday
Sophomore starting pitcher Kallen Loveless
was not too worried, even after watching her
teammate Amber Toenyes get hit hard in the
first game of a doubleheader against
Columbia on Saturday.
Edwardsville Tiger head coach Chad Lakatos
is in the process of polishing his track and
field team for the stretch run.
Sydney Bloch’s improvement from her junior
to senior year was more than noticeable by
Edwardsville girls’ basketball head coach